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Atlanta (Ga.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:

FunDraisers Records

Identifier: Mss 369

The FunDraisers was a charitable corporation founded to raise money for needy organizations in the Metropolitan Atlanta area. It started in 1988 and disbanded in 2010. The records include correspondence, directories, event information, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous administration documents, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1989 - 2010

Future, Inc. Records

Identifier: Mss 311

Future, Inc. was a social investment club that started in 1951 by a group of Atlanta businessmen led by Joe Asher. What started as a portfolio valued at $4800, grew to $1,802,577 by the year 2001. The records contain the organizations articles of incorporation, by-laws, correspondence, finances, invitations, membership information, newspaper clippings, and meeting minutes.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1951 - 2007

Gisela Meyer Spielberg Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 414

A German immigrant to the United States in the middle of the Second World War, Gisela Meyer Spielberg and her family made a life for themselves in Atlanta, GA following the antisemitic rule of Hitler which they only just barely escaped.

Dates: 1824 - 1997

Gordon Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 387

The Gordon family spans several generations in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. Their papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, military records, genealogical information, and diaries.

Dates: 1898 - 1999; undated

Harold Brockey Papers

Identifier: Mss 291

Harold Brockey was an executive for Rich’s department store. He served as president of the company from 1961 to 1972 and oversaw the sale of the store to Federated Department Stores. The papers include correspondence, invitations, programs, certificates, awards, newsletters, and material related to Rich’s.

Dates: 1960 - 1991

Harold Hersch Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 193

Harold Hersch was a Holocaust survivor and prominent businessman in Atlanta, Georiga. His papers consist of newspaper articles, a family history, correspondence from relatives in Poland, and papers relating to the restitution of property confiscated during World War II.

Dates: 1934 - 1991

Harry B. Siegel Papers

Identifier: Mss 265

Harry B. Siegel began a career in railroading in 1912 and who was at the age of 25 promoted to freight and passenger train conductor. In 1940, he became general yardmaster and in 1941 he became terminal trainmaster of Southern Railway's largest freight yards in Atlanta. In 1943 he became manager of the Atlanta Terminal Co representing four railroads.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1980

Harry Silverman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 143

Harry Silverman was a leading cigar dealer and restaurateur of Atlanta. His papers include correspondence, a bill of sale for a slave named Harriet, 1862, a published biography of Crawford W. Long, photocopies of newspaper articles, genealogies and family histories.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1862 - 1968

Helen Gordon Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 422
Abstract Helen Citron Gordon and Mendel Temkin Gordon lived in Atlanta in the mid-twentieth century. The Citron family belonged to Ahavath Achim synagogue and the Gordon family belonged to Shearith Israel. Most of the records detail the educational and employment history of Helen and Mendel as well as that of Helen’s brother, Irvin Meyer Citron, and Mendel’s parents, Julius Gordon and Sadie...
Dates: 1938 - 1994

Helen Vellowe Papers

Identifier: Mss 370

Ms. Vellowe was an associate employee of Rich’s Department Store for many years.

Dates: 1966 - 1989

Henry A. Alexander, Sr. Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 024

Henry A. Alexander, Sr. was active in both the general and Jewish community. As a lawyer, he was asked to help in the appeals process for the Leo M. Frank trial. He was the founder of the Atlanta Historical Society and president of the United Hebrew School. The papers consist of court transcripts, correspondence, and newspaper articles relating to the Leo Frank Case, general family correspondence, and Alexander genealogical material.

Dates: 1912 - 1998

Henry Koplin Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 168
Abstract Henry Koplin was an Atlanta native and moved to Macon, Georgia to establish a scrap metal business known as Macon Iron and Steel. He married Sarah Mendel of Atlanta, Georgia in 1916. The collection consists of Mendel family genealogical information, a high school memory book from Commercial High School of ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1989

Herman Heyman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 005
Abstract The Herman Heyman Family Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, the majority of which are letters between Josephine and Herman Heyman. In the letters Herman and Josephine not only discuss their relationship, but issues of the day which concerned them. Both correspondents were exceptionally prolific and the letters will be of special interest to the social historian interested in the lifestyle...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1886 - 1983

Hortense Kaufmann Stahl Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 140

Hortense Kaufmann Stahl is a member of a long-time Georgia family who settled in Albany, Georgia and later moved to Brunswick, Georgia and to Atlanta. The collection consists of three prayer books, one of which contains the Kaufmann family genealogy and a meeting notice to members of Atlanta Lodge No. 78, B.P.O. Elks, 1928.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1898 - 1928

Israel Expo ’85 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 287

Records pertaining to Ruth Singer's responsibilities as visual arts chairman, including correspondence, newsletters, invitations, financial reports and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1984 - 1985

Jack Weinstock Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 173

A native of Germany, Jack (Jacob) Weinstock immigrated to the United States and settled in Atlanta. He became a prominent and well respected businessman in the community and surrounding area. The papers are primarily composed of correspondence, newspaper, articles, certificates and family papers.

Dates: 1890 - 1997

Jacob L. Friend Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 116

The Jacob L. Friend Papers was a Russian immigrant who came to America by way of Shanghai. The papers are composed primarily of newspaper articles, documents, personal correspondence, synagogue records, writings and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1915 - 2002

Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 293

The Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers consist of material related to Robert Travis, who was active in the Zionist movement in Atlanta. The papers contain correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, and speeches.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1919 - 1992

Jewish Educational Loan Fund Records II

Identifier: Mss 205
Abstract The Jewish Educational Loan Fund, Inc., originally provided funding for and orphanage in Atlanta. Over the years it provided funding for displaced European Jewish children and eventually interest-free loans to Jewish students in the Southeast. The records consist of general administrative files which include annual reports, legal papers and minutes; case files of residents of the Home and case files of European children brought to Atlanta under the auspices of the Jewish Children's Service...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 - 1996

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Audiovisual Collection

Identifier: Mss 417
Abstract The Atlanta Jewish Federation was formally incorporated in 1967 and is the result of the merger of the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service founded in 1905 as the Federation of Jewish Charities; the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation founded in 1936 as the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund; and the Atlanta Jewish Community Council founded in 1945. Over the years the Federation operated the majority of the social service functions within the Jewish community of Atlanta. The Jewish Federation...
Dates: 1941 - 2008

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Records

Identifier: Mss 325
Abstract The Atlanta Jewish Federation was formally incorporated in 1967 and is the result of the merger of the Atlanta Federation for Jewish Social Service founded in 1905 as the Federation of Jewish Charities; the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Federation founded in 1936 as the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund; and the Atlanta Jewish Community Council founded in 1945. Over the years the Federation operated the majority of the social service functions within the Jewish community of Atlanta. The records consist...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2005

Jewish War Veterans, Mack Frankel Post No. 112 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 289

Scrapbooks of the Mack Frankel Post No. 112, Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1959 - 1994

Joseph Epstein Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 297

These papers were found in the stacks and not much is known about the creator and the family. The collection includes correspondence, German marks, and various files containing material from various family members.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1937 - 1957

Kristallnacht – 70th Anniversary Commemoration Records

Identifier: Mss 285

Kristallnacht - 70th Commemoration Records, 2008, consists of correspondence, fliers, programs, planning notes and newspaper articles relating to the Atlanta community-wide event to commemorate the "Night of Broken Glass," which took place November 9-10, 1938 in Germany and Austria.

Dates: 2008

Leo Frank 100th Anniversary Collection

Identifier: Mss 364
Abstract This collection consists of materials created during the Leo Frank 100th anniversary commemoration events that included “Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited” exhibited created by the Breman Museum being displayed at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, as well as numerous commemoration events around the city of Atlanta between August and...
Dates: August – December 2015

Limmud Atlanta & Southeast Records

Identifier: Mss 428

The Limmud Atlanta & Southeast is a Jewish volunteer-based organization brought to the region by Limmud UK in 2008. It promotes and sponsors events for the learning and teaching to further one on their Jewish journey, both individually and through their community. The records consist of marketing materials and program books.

Dates: 2008 - 2018

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta Records

Identifier: Mss 212

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, formerly known as the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, was officially founded in 1910, as the Jewish Educational Alliance. Over the years the center remained the central meeting place for Jewish youth and adults. The records consist of newsletters, annual reports, minutes, programs and flyers.

Dates: 1951 - 1996

Margaret Strauss Weiller Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 333
Scope and Contents

Materials related to the life and family of Margaret Strauss Weiller including family histories, genealogical charts, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence

Dates: 1937 - 2003

Marilyn Shubin Papers

Identifier: Mss 368
Abstract Marilyn Shubin is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She lived in Cleveland for 10 years prior to settling in Atlanta. She was active in the National Council of Jewish Women in both Cleveland and later Atlanta. She was also active in the Atlanta Jewish Federation and chaired the 1978 welfare campaign. Also in 1978, Marilyn was appointed by Jimmy Carter to the President’s Commission on the Holocaust. Her papers consist of materials from her community activities with these various...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968 - 1996